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Layer 2 Control Plane (L2CP) Transparency Testing - Carrier Ethernet Network Service Activation

In the scenario to automate testing of the Layer 2 control protocols (L2CP), Network Master Pro MT1000A/MT1040A generates L2CP traffic with various Layer 2 protocols in carrier Ethernet network, measures the frame loss, and displays as easy-to-understand color-coded Pass/Fail icons.

Application Note pdf 2.1 MB 25/01/2023

Interference Hunting with the Field Master MS2080A Option 24 Application Note

Wireless technology connects our smartphones to the world using multiple cellular technologies, delivers internet connectivity through Wi-Fi connections, streams high fidelity audio to Bluetooth earbuds, connects our first responders with Land Mobile Radio handsets, and provides television and radio from terrestrial broadcast transmitters and satellites. Legitimate owners of RF spectrum need to monitor this resource to ensure that network integrity is maintained. When interfering signals are detected, it is important to detect, locate, and identify the source as fast as possible. This application note covers this problem and offers a solution using the Field Master. P/N: 11410-02869

Application Note pdf 9.4 MB Version: a 24/01/2023

Probe-Tip Power Calibrations with the Broadband ME7838 VNA Systems Application Note

Power calibrations to the probe tip can be critical for measuring some active devices. This is why processes exist to perform user power calibration with traceable sensors. Knowledge of the probe and adapters reassures an accurate transfer from the sensor interface to the probe tip. The process varies when there is a change in the probes magnitude of power. The frequencies involved can exceed several dB at 200+ GHz. This application note will guide the reader on how to perform power calibrations at the probe tip and cover our general philosophy. P/N: 11410-02893

Application Note pdf 1.9 MB Version: A 20/12/2022

Automated Scenario Tests for 400ZR Deployment

The use of 400GBASE-ZR (400ZR) automatic scenario is expected to facilitate efficient testing in deployment of data center interconnects. Network Master Pro MT1040A can check the network transmission performance, i.e., bit error rate (BER) and frame loss. Optical spectrum analyzer MS9740B can check the output power and frequency from a 400ZR transceiver.

Application Note pdf 1.2 MB 13/12/2022

Optical Transceiver (XCVR) Quick Check SEEK Scenario

The Optical-Transceiver Quick Check scenario is used for diagnosing standalone optical transceivers, such as the QSFP-DD, QSFP28, SFP28, etc., using the MT1000A/MT1040A. The key measurement items: Bit error measurements using optical-fiber loopback, Read-out and confirmation of status of optical transceiver internal registers, and, Measurement of FEC correction margin (400G only).

Application Note pdf 652.0 KB 13/12/2022

Automated Bit Error Rate (BER) Testing - Far End Loopback BER

The use of scenarios, that automates bit error rate (BER) testing, are expected to facilitate efficient testing in WDM networks using the Network Master Pro MT1000A/MT1040A. The BER testing scenarios are applied to Ethernet, SDH/SONET, OTN, and Fibre Channel standards.

Application Note pdf 1.0 MB 13/12/2022

5GNR Base Station Measurements in the Field Application Note

A lot has changed since the first commercial 5GNR network technology deployment in 2019. Networks have grown and become more complicated causing measurement captures to be more difficult. The Field Master MS2080A is a comprehensive and portable instrument that performs essential measurements required for 5G base station installation and maintenance. This offers regulators and network operators options to add RF cable and antenna line sweep tests and a real-time spectrum analyzer to aide in interference hunting. P/N: 11410-02891

Application Note pdf 5.1 MB Version: A 15/11/2022

Time Difference of Arrival (TDOA)

Time Difference of Arrival is a technique for geo-locating RF sources. It requires three or more remote receivers capable of detecting the signal of interest. P/N: 11410-01009

Application Note pdf 2.6 MB Version: D 28/06/2022

Millimeter-wave Measurement

Application Note for the Millimeter-wave Measurement

Application Note pdf 757.5 KB 16/06/2022

Offline Split 2x-Thru Touchstone File to Two 1x-Thru Using Equation Editor in ShockLine Vector Network Analyzer Application Note

In the signal integrity world, one of the most useful features is network extraction. Anritsu's ShockLine vector network analyzers provide full features on different scenarios to extract fixtures based on incomplete known standards. This application note discusses the completed functionality to perform 2x-thru with a ShockLine vector network analyzer along with equation editor. P/N: 11410-02882

Application Note pdf 4.0 MB Version: A 11/05/2022

IQ Streaming with Anritsu's Field Master Pro Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer Application Note

This application note will describe the Field Master Pro IQ streaming options and how to set them up to optimize for any application. Once IQ data has been recorded, it can be post processed in a number of PC applications including MATLAB, X-COM Spectro-X, and Anritsu MX280005A Vector Signal Analysis software. P/N: 11410-02857

Application Note pdf 1.7 MB Version: B 3/05/2022

Adjusting MIMO Phase Coherence using Vector Signal Generator

This application note explains how to synchronize RF signals between multiple channels when simulating a MIMO transmitter by using Anritsu's MG3710A Vector Signal Generator.

Application Note pdf 673.4 KB 1/04/2022

Testing RF Cables in Cellular Networks Combining LTE and 5G Technologies Application Note

5G technology is now becoming commonplace in cellular networks globally. Network operators are increasing capacity and opening up new business opportunities such as massive Internet of Things to connect billions of devices to the internet and low latency private networks to enhance manufacturing and logistics processes. As 5G networks are rolled out, it is interesting to note that the use and need for legacy cellular standards remains strong. Operators continue to expand LTE networks to improve coverage and capacity and even General Packet Radio Service networks maintain a position in many markets where long term contracts have been sold using GPRS modems. PN: 11410-02878

Application Note pdf 4.8 MB Version: A 15/03/2022

Ethernet Service Commissioning Test - 10M to 400G, Shorter Commissioning Times with ITU-T Y.1564

The rapid spread of smartphones and cloud services is increasing the importance of networked services. Offering better services requires both value-added services as well as better network service quality, so assured network service level agreements (SLA) are becoming a prerequisite contract condition. The MT1000A Network Master Pro is an all-in-one transport tester for running commissioning tests, including evaluating the Ethernet service back to the SLA.

Application Note pdf 780.4 KB 10/02/2022

PCI-Express Generation 4 RX Test Solution

This article outlines Anritsu’s PCI-Express Gen4 RX Test Solution, test procedures, and precautions.

Application Note pdf 1.8 MB 9/02/2022

Remote Command List Examples

Remote command list for 802.11a/b/g/n, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, GPS, FM.

Application Note pdf 1.5 MB 2/02/2022

Rubidium MG362x1A Signal Generator Atomic Clock Stability Frequency Source Application Flyer

This application flyer discusses the Rubidium signal generator that provides two options that users can choose to obtain atomic clock stability, which is an order of magnitude better than a typical OCXO. GNSS/GPS receiver in the instrument, locks to the satellite signal, decodes the 1 PPS reference clock, and disciplines the internal OCXO to the decoded reference. Atomic frequency stability is also provided through a rubidium frequency reference. P/N: 11410-02873

Application Note pdf 200.1 KB Version: A 30/11/2021

Rubidium Radar Simulation and Testing Application Flyer

This application flyer will discuss the Rubidium signal generator and how it has extensive built-in signal simulation capabilities to test pulsed radar systems. There is no need to write a script or a program to simulate pulses reflected from the target. P/N: 11410-02874

Application Note pdf 1.2 MB Version: A 30/11/2021

Rubidium MG36221A Nonlinear and Interference Measurements Application Flyer

This application flyer discusses how the Rubidium MG362x1A signal generator is well suited to make nonlinear measurements with its exceptionally low harmonics, subharmonics, and non-harmonics both at standard and high output power levels. P/N: 11410-02872

Application Note pdf 234.4 KB Version: A 30/11/2021

Rubidium Clean CW Source Testing Transceivers Application Flyer

This application flyer will discuss how the Rubidium signal generator offers the lowest phase noise performance in the market. When used as an LO source to test up/down converters, phase noise at spot offsets, as well as integrated phase noise up to 100 MHz offsets are important. P/N: 11410-02875

Application Note pdf 198.1 KB Version: A 30/11/2021

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Software of MT1000A. It supports operation with the following modules. ・ MU100011A 100G Multirate Module ・ MU100010A 10G Multirate Module ・ MU100020A/21A/22A/23A OTDR Module ・ MU100040A/B CPRI RF Module ・ MU100090A High Performance GPS Disciplined Oscillator ・ MU100090B High Performance GNSS Disciplined Oscillator MD5 :228e01135a686d05e4c66a16fdc87c86

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 898.2 MB Version: 12.08 1/02/2023


Software of MT1040A. It supports operation with the following modules. MU104011A 100G Multirate Module MU104014A 400G(QSFP-DD) Multirate module MU104015A 400G(OSFP) Multirate module MU100010A 10G Multirate Module MU100011A 100G Multirate Module MU100020A OTDR Module MU100021A OTDR Module MU100022A OTDR Module MU100023A OTDR Module The file size is large, so download after checking your bandwidth. MD5 : 6f5bd2dfafd322c05bd603aa671f5bcf

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 1.6 GB Version: 12.08 1/02/2023


Software of MT1100A. MD5 : 3c176dea4149740aac2848ef664ac0e4

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 784.6 MB Version: 12.08 1/02/2023

MX100001A windows control software

MX100001A windows control software. MD5 : 16c4981195629f0f4b9b6bee1e5de869

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 78.8 MB Version: 12.08 1/02/2023


Firmware and documents for MT9085A/B/C are contained in the zip file. MD5 : e31fe14de20ec2a62f15acd734cbb417

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 39.1 MB Version: v2.03 26/01/2023

IQ Signal Master MX280005A Vector Signal Analysis software

The MX280005A software is designed to offer a comprehensive suite of post processing applications for all IQ files that have been captured on Anritsu MS2090A, MS27201A, and MS2710xA spectrum analyzers. Supported analysis includes IQ file playback and modulation quality measurements. In addition to analyzing the data, the file converter option enables IQ data captured on an Anritsu spectrum analyzer to be converted to the format required by an MG3710E, and then loaded into that VSG for playback.

Drivers, Software Downloads msi 33.2 MB Version: V2023.1.1 24/01/2023

Release History for the IQ Signal Master MX280005A Software

Release history for the Vector Modulation Analysis Software MX280005A.

Drivers, Software Downloads pdf 483.8 KB Version: V2023.1.1 24/01/2023

SEEK Scenario for Layer 2 Control Plane Transparency Testing (L2CP)

The files in the folder are as follows: L2CP.obcfg MD5:019609f9755e5974d4becf5eb6c8d2af

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 12.2 MB Version: v1.1 18/01/2023

Field Master Pro Instrument Software

This firmware contains the latest updates and features for your instrument. Download the file to a USB storage device, plug the device into the instrument, and update the software from the system information page.

Drivers, Software Downloads raucb 486.1 MB Version: V2022.9.2 17/01/2023

Field Master Pro PC Software

Remote user interface for the MS2090A. Connect to any MS2090A on the network by entering the IP address. Download and install on any PC using Windows 7, 8.1, or 10.

Drivers, Software Downloads exe 152.7 MB Version: V2022.9.2 17/01/2023

Release History for the Field Master Pro Software

Release history for the Field Master Pro software which works with Field Master Pro MS2090A.

Drivers, Software Downloads pdf 115.2 KB Version: V2022.9.2 17/01/2023

Firmware for RSM MS27100A, MS27101A, MS27102A and MS27103A

Download the latest firmware for the Anritsu Remote Spectrum Monitor models MS27100A, MS27101A, MS27103A, and MS27103A.

Drivers, Software Downloads tar 55.7 MB Version: 2018.9.7 21/12/2022

Firmware Revision History for the MS2710xA

Firmware Revision History for the MS27100A, MS27101A, MS27102A, and MS27103A Spectrum Monitors.

Drivers, Software Downloads pdf 278.8 KB Version: 2018.9.7 21/12/2022

FOSS Disclosures and Licenses

Disclosures for use of free and open source software.

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 7.9 MB Version: 2021-11 21/12/2022

Firmware Update for the PIM Master MW82119B

This firmware update contains the latest upgrades for your PIM Master MW82119B. Once downloaded, run the file on your computer to see the installation instructions.

Drivers, Software Downloads exe 27.8 MB Version: 4.51 15/12/2022

Firmware Revision History for MW82119B

Firmware release history for the MW82119B PIM Master, Battery Operated, Passive Intermodulation Analyzer.

Drivers, Software Downloads pdf 479.5 KB Version: 4.51 15/12/2022

Software Update MT8852B Firmware version 5.00.026

MT8852B Firmware Version 5.00.026 MD5 :c5352e62d8169ffeb77eaa00d1f2efda

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 4.6 MB Version: 5.00.026 12/12/2022

Network Master Pro/Flex Release Notes

Release information for the latest version of MT1000A/MT1100A

Drivers, Software Downloads pdf 433.9 KB Version: 12.07 8/12/2022

MX100001A windows control software

MX100001A windows control software. MD5 : 8189b3929b7613b3cc555b1b6362edaf

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 78.6 MB Version: 12.07 8/12/2022

MX100001A windows control software

MX100001A windows control software. MD5 : 8189b3929b7613b3cc555b1b6362edaf

Drivers, Software Downloads zip 78.6 MB Version: 12.07 8/12/2022

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